Firefighters treated for heat exhaustion at Lexington house fire

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LEXINGTON, Ala. (WHNT) - Lexington Police Chief Augie Hendershot says firefighters are being treated for heat exhaustion at the scene of a house fire on County Road 71.

One firefighter was taken to a nearby hospital by ambulance.

Hendershot says the fire destroyed the home.

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